The Resource Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America

Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America

Label
Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America
Title
Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America
Contributor
Film director
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Invitation to Dance is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. Simi Linton's story forms the narrative backbone of the documentary. The film traces both her personal growth as a disabled woman, and the larger historically significant developments around her over the past 40 years. Simi serves as navigator and tour guide to a world largely unknown, generally isolated, and commonly dismissed. In 1971, Simi Linton was injured while hitchhiking to Washington to protest the war in Vietnam. Suddenly a young disabled college student, she confronted insidious forms of discrimination she couldn't have imagined before. Over time she joined forces with a vibrant disability community, and realized that political engagement, love, and dance could once again be central to her life. Rock n' Roll, dancing, and sexuality liberated Simi from the shame she felt as a young disabled woman. Invitation to Dance traces Simi's first reluctant foray onto the dance floor at a party to present day when dance has become a central theme in her social life, activism, and work. Ultimately, the film is a never-before-told coming out story of disabled people staking their claim to "equality, justice, and a place on the dance floor!"
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Kino Lorber Edu in 2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tippelskirch, Christian von
  • Linton, Simi
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
85
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Linton, Simi
  • Women with disabilities
  • Paraplegics
  • Wheelchair dancers
  • Political activists
  • Traffic accident victims
  • Paraplegics
  • Political activists
  • Traffic accident victims
  • Wheelchair dancers
  • Women with disabilities
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 86 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1212518
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953674807
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1212518
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Invitation to dance - disability in 21st century America
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 86 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1212518
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)953674807
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1212518
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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